Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Vinyl Record News & Music Notes

Richie Scarlet, the "Emperor of Rock and Roll"

Exclusively distributed by URP Music Distributors

Formerly with Ace Frehley's Comet, Mountain, Sebastian Bach, Alice Cooper Group and many others.

Known as the ”Emperor of Rock n Roll” and the “Wise Guy from NYC”, Richie Scarlet has toured and performed with rock legends like Ace Frehley, Mountain and Sebastian Bach. Now Scarlet has unleashed himself on his latest solo album titled, “I Plead The Fifth”.

Available soon on Limited Edition RED VINYL, it includes all the same well-crafted tracks as the CD release. Featuring the hit single “Without Your Love”, which is currently enjoying increased rotation on broadcast and internet radio stations across the U.S. and beyond.

The album and the artist have been featured by Eddie Trunk on his XM satellite radio show. Critical acclaim has also come from Jeb Wright at calling it a “killer slab of rock and roll”. Recently “I Plead The Fifth” has been selected as one of the top 10 albums of 2012 by, a list that included artists like Van Halen, LA Guns and KISS.

Played with power and passion from start to finish, this album boasts guest musicians like Dez Cadena (MISFITS), Ron ”Bumblefoot” Thal (GUNS N ROSES) and Dennis Dunaway (ALICE COOPER). The songs all show a range of emotion and the production is somehow smooth and heavy all at the same time. This is the genius of Richie Scarlet.

For more info and to order go HERE

Look for my review coming soon!


A Perfect Circle Releasing Limited Edition Box Set 

A highly limited edition offering, A Perfect Circle Live: Featuring Stone and Echo includes:
*  Stone And Echo, a full-length DVD (with accompanying audio CD) featuring the band's stirring Aug. 3, 2011 performance at the historic Red Rocks Amphitheater

*  Trifecta, a multi-disc collection featuring the band's complete discography, Mer de Noms, Thirteenth Step and eMOTIVe, recorded live during A Perfect Circle's 2010 series of highly-coveted, and extremely limited, series of full-album performances

*  Bonus tracks include live performances of "By and Down," "Ashes to Ashes" and "Diary of a Love Song"

*  Five hand selected lithographs featuring the personal signatures of both Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel on one of the selected prints

*  Custom sculpted resin frame designed by the band

*  A custom made guitar pick designed by Billy Howerdel and exclusive to this offering

*  The collection is bound in a custom made media book containing artwork and credits

(Artwork Subject to Change)


Pre-Order HERE


fantastic vinyl story out of the great state of louisiana

Home Spun: Newly opened Lagniappe Records aims to make vinyl accessible to all


Forget Vinyl: New Recording Is Most Retro Ever - A "new" track from from '60s singer Tiny Tim uses a 100-year-old technology


very cool write up about a legendary album cover artist

An interview with Iron Maiden artist Derek Riggs


and from north of our border, a pressing plant is trying to keep up with the demand for new vinyl:

Montreal-area vinyl record company says it's doing a booming business


Death Grips Mysteriously Release NO LOVE DEEP WEB Vinyl - Rep confirms new vinyl copies are official, not bootlegs


40 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Releases ‘The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle’


Rock’s Feuding Bandmates Make Off-Stage Sparks


Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic discuss Nirvana’s In Utero, play unreleased tracks


Q&A: William Shatner on His New Prog Rock Album and 'Star Trek' - 'Prog rock is the science fiction of music'


Queen planning new album - with Freddie Mercury - Band reveal discovery of more unheard demo tracks, and plans to turn them into new record


Hendrix home movies in new documentary


from our friends at vinylcollective

Top 10 Albums – September 9, 2013

Here are the Top 10 Albums sold for the week of September 3 – September 9, 2013:

1. Various Artists – Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) LP
2. Far – Water & Solutions LP
3. Far – Tin Cans With Strings To You 2XLP
4. Boards Of Canada – Geogaddi 3XLP
5. Minus The Bear – Acoustics II LP
6. Justin Timberlake – 20/20 Experience: The Complete Experience 4XLP
7. Nirvana – Nevermind LP
8. At The Drive-In – Relationship of Command (Reissue) 2XLP
9. Faith No More – The Real Thing LP
10. Bayside – Shudder LP


GRIMEY'S BEST SELLERS 9/02 - 9/08, 2013

Vinyl Top 25:

1. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get...
2. Volcano Choir - Repave
3. Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks
4. Califone - Stitches
5. Okkervil River - The Silver Gymnasium
6. King Khan & The Shrines - Idle No More
7. The Civil Wars - The Civil Wars
8. At The Drive-In - The Relationship Of Command
9. Kurt Vile - Wakin On A Pretty Daze
10. North Mississippi Allstars - World Boogie Is Coming
11. Nirvana - Unplugged In NY
12. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
13. Queens Of The Stone Age - Like Clockwork
14. The Civil Wars - Unplugged On VH-1
15. Matt Wertz - Heatwave
16. Julie Ruin - Run Fast
17. Urinals - Negative Capability
18. Notorious BIG - Ready To Die
19. Capital Cities - In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery
20. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
21. Black Joe Lewis - Electric Slave
22. Richard Buckner - Surrounded
23. Bastille - Bad Blood
24. Rodriquez - Cold Fact
25. Chris Bell - I Am The Cosmos


album cover art of the day:

Motorhead Reveals "Aftershock" Album Artwork


our friends at TheOmgeaOrder have another sale!